Westchester Gastroenterology Associates, P.C.

BLAND DIET

FOODS ALLOWED FOODS NOT ALLOWED
BEVERAGES - All except those restricted. Raw egg beverages; caffeine containing beverages; coffee, tea, caffeine containing carbonated beverages, cocoa and chocolate, decaffeinated beverages
BREAD - Any refined breads or crackers. Rolls, biscuits or muffins without seeds or nuts or dried fruits; flour tortilla. Any with seeds, nuts or dried fruits. Whole grains, highly seasoned crackers, fried pastries.
CEREALS - Any refined cooked or dry cereals. Coarse whole grain or bran cereals and any seeds, nuts or dried fruits.
DESSERTS/SWEETS - Plain cakes, pudding, ice cream, sherbert, fruit ice, yogurt, fruit flavored or unflavored gelatin; popsicle; plain cookies, cake, pie made with allowed foods; sugar, plain hard candy, marshmallows. Any containing fruits with skins, nuts or seeds. Coconut, dried fruits, fried desserts, marmalade; any containing cocoa or chocolate.
FAT - Margarine, butter, cream, mild salad dressings such as mayonnaise. Highly seasoned salad dressing; fried foods.
FRUIT - All fruit juices, cooked or canned fruit, ripe bananas; citrus sections without membrane; melon without seeds if tolerated. All other fresh and dried fuits, berries and figs.
MEAT & SUBSTITUTES - Baked, broiled, steamed, roasted or creamed meat and fish; very tender ham, pork, beef lamb, veal, liver, chicken, turkey; all fish; cottage cheese; soft mild american cheese or cheddar cheese; smooth peanut butter; eggs other than fried. Any tough, highly seasoned or fried meat, fish or poultry, legumes, chunky peanut butter, strong cheese, fried or raw eggs; luncheon meat, corned beef, sausage, hot dogs.
POTATO & SUBSTITUTES - Whipped, broiled, baked, oven browned, creamed white potatoes, sweet potatoes, pasta, white rice. Fried potatoes and substitutes; highly seasoned potatoes, wild and brown rice, potato skins.
SOUPS - Broth, bouillon, consommé or creamed soups made from allowed ingredients. Any others.
VEGETABLES - All vegetable juices; cooked or canned vegetables except those restricted. Peas, green and wax beans, asparagus, beets, spinach, carrots, mushrooms, summer squash, tomatoes, pimento, baby okra, eggplant, celery. Other raw vegetables, corn, lima beans, raw tomatoes, i.e., broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, cucumber, green pepper, onion, kohlrabi, radishes, rutabagas, turnip, parsnips, legumes, collard and turnip greens and fried vegetables.
MISCELLANEOUS - Salt, sugar, onion powder, herbs, allowed ground spices in moderation, prepared mustard, vinegar, olives, mildly seasoned gravy and sauces. Pepper, garlic, barbecue sauce, chili powder, curry, horseradish, pickles, popcorn.

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Westchester Gastroenterology Associates at Phelps, P.C.
777 North Broadway, Suite 305
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Tel: 914.366.6120
Fax: 914.366.4128
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